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By T. Ort

In so much modern historic writing the image of contemporary lifestyles in Habsburg primary Europe is a gloomy story of the failure of rationalism and the increase of protofascist events. This publication tells a special tale, concentrating on the Czech writers and artists unusual via their positive view of the area within the years prior to WWI.

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